Assistant Mechanical Engineer

Date: Sep 12, 2021

Location: Jiangyin, CN

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



Purpose of the Job:

1) To provide internal technical support (sales, purchasing, QA, assembly, spareparts, GAMM) for the machine building and revamping activities in BTEC.
2) To provide technical support for customers (plants, R&D,…) regarding  machine configuration, selection and development of process parts, machine modifications.
3) To develop a practical application knowledge of technology & competency domains and customer needs in these domains so it will allow us to define and implement successfully contineous improvement and innovation projects to gain, maintain or improve our technological leadership in equipment.


Your Role

1. Support the machine building activities of BTEC as machineowner & expert
For the machine types one is assigned to as machine owner:
1. Support Sales: 
Up to date configurator & sales documentation readily availabe upon request. Assist in the configuration of the new machines upon request. Provide machine type related training upon request.
2.Support Purchasing:
Provide up-to-date and correct detailled drawings and specs to uniquely define the parts to be manufactured or purchased.
Provide timely adequate answers on questions posed by purchasing, sourcing and suppliers regarding the functional requirements for commercial and  manufacturing components/assemblies.
3. Support QA:
Up-to-date Critical To Quality file defined and available at all times. Provide timely adequate answers on questions posed by QA regarding the quality requirements for the manufactured parts/assemblies.  No let-pass which compromises the quality of the product on short or long run without permission by the BTEC sales representative of the customer.
4. Support assembly:
Provide up-to-date assembly drawings. Provide timely and adequate corrective and preventive solutions for problems encountered during assembly problems.
5. Support installation:
Availability of up-to-date layout and handling diagram at all times. Provide adequate corrective and preventive solutions on questions posed & problems faced by the installation people.
6.Support GAMM:
Availability of sparepart list and maintenance presciptions at all times. Provide adequate corrective and preventive solutions on questions posed & problems faced by the maintenance people.
7. Act as one WW engineering:
Good alignment and cooperation with other machine owners of mother and sister plants.

2. Support our customers as machineowner

External technical support for customers: Upon request of the customer
1. Supports machine configuration by proposing the available historical standard process parts and in case not suitable only then extend the available range.
2. Provides adequate proposals for required machine modifications/revampings to be able to meet the customer's requirements, keeping in mind what is best for Bekaert as a whole.
3. Provide adequate and timely short and long term solutions on questions posed & problems faced by our customer.
4. Makes realistic estimates for these support activities in terms of materials and human resources required, amout of budget and schedule involved as input for quotation for the BTEC sales organisation.

3. Application knowledge build-up and sharing

For the competency domains (components, machinetypes,...) one is assigned to:
1. One develops and maintains a practical application knowledge which will enable us to decide if implementation of equipment or components is applicable and if so do implementations quickly and correctly.
2. One does keep track of the latest developments on the market by study of technical literature, journals, by attending seminars and visiting fairs,... .
3. One provides training to share his practical application knowledge with the rest of the organisation upon request.

4. Contineous improvement & innovation

Within the competency domain one is assigned to:
1. One understands and keeps a clear view on the internal (BTEC) and external (BTEC's customers) organisations needs.
2. One actively identifies opportunities for further improvement (eg. further localisation, extension of machine type range, quality improvement...) and innovation (new machine types, systems,...)
Under the guidance of his superior:
3. One gathers the required inputs to evaluate the potential of these opportunities and helps to determine the required resources to be able to decide about the feasibility of TQM, development or R&D projects. 
4. One supports to realize the project as teammember following the expected WOW like discribed in the next section.

5. Task planning & execution

For the tasks one is assigned to as responsible:
1. One makes realistic schedules & budgets in terms of materials and resources for execution.
2. One follows-up & reports the progress of the tasks.
3. One proposes solutions & after agreement with supervisor, takes action to adjust the deviations in terms of progress & spenditure from the planning.
4. Knows & understands the requirements of the BIP for the contribution one is expected to make himself.


Your Profile

1. Broad knowledge of and affinity with the mechanical and mechatronical engineering domain (components & systems, concepts, practices and procedures).
2. Knowledge of CAD/CAE, SAP and other related engineering software.
3. Pro-active, self-motivated and result oriented.
4. Responsible, well organised, interactive teamplayer. Strong communicator.
5. Fluent in English communication both in spoken and written, technical and non-technical.
6. Master degree in engineering or Batchelor with at least 3 years working experience in related field.



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